Vegetable Nuggets with Broccoli, Hemp & Millet


Vegetable Nuggets with Broccoli, Hemp & Millet

Vegan vegetable nuggets with broccoli, hemp, and millet are wholesome, gluten-free, and tasty. These nuggets are baked and come together rapidly. Dish consists of a velvety maple mustard dip!

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I was going to call these vegan vegetable nuggets something charming like “bites” or “tiny patties,” however if you can’t distinguish the irregular shapes, I was absolutely going for the familiarity of nuggets here. I was HOOKED on frozen vegan “chicken” strips/nuggets when I initially went plant-based, which is amusing in a manner. Having stated that, I normally discover myself yearning those breaded morsels when I’m having a bad day. Convenience nuggets;-RRB-

I have actually been purchasing these millet-based vegetable hamburgers and bites (the matured variation of those nuggets from my youth) for those times when benefit is crucial. I enjoy them due to the fact that the texture is terrific and the active ingredients are basic so basic that I felt ridiculous purchasing something I might most likely find out. Millet is the very first component and psyllium husk is a bit down the line. Those 2 things alone appeared sticky adequate to make it deal with very little effort.

So I made it work! These are way much better than the frozen ones and they’re a lot more cost-effective. Plus you can tailor them to your preference with the veggies, herbs, and spices. They check off all the significant complimentary’s for all of individuals in your life: no animal items, gluten, sugar, soy or nuts. And they’ve in fact got some crunch on the outside! I wager you might quickly double the batch and make some good vegetable hamburgers with the exact same approach here.

I have not attempted freezing these and warming them from that point yet. My guess is that you might form the nuggets, freeze them on the baking sheet, and after that move them to a container in your freezer for storage. To prepare from frozen, I ‘d most likely let them go 25-26 minutes, instead of the 22 that I specify in the dish listed below. Let me understand if you attempt this! Nuggets of appreciation heading out to all of you today:-RRB-

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Vegetable Nuggets with Broccoli, Hemp & Millet

Vegan vegetable nuggets with broccoli, hemp, and millet are wholesome, gluten-free, and tasty. Dish consists of a velvety maple mustard dip!

PREPARATION TIME 25 minutes COOK TIME 45 minutes OVERALL TIME 1 hr 10 minutes

Course Appetiser, Main Dish, Side Meal, Treat Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 3 -4

Author: Laura Wright


  • Food Mill

Active Ingredients


  • 1/3 cup dry millet ( if you have actually prepared on hand, you’ll require 1 cup of prepared millet)
  • sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil, plus additional
  • 1/2 cup grated broccoli ( about 4-5 routine florets grated with a box grater)
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot ( from 1 medium carrot)
  • 2 little shallots, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon enthusiasm
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons hulled hemp seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons psyllium husk powder
  • 1 tablespoon dietary yeast
  • 1 teaspoon rough mustard

Velvety Maple Mustard Dip

  • 2 tablespoons raw cashew butter
  • 2 tablespoons water, plus additional to thin
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon rough mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 little clove garlic, carefully grated with a microplane
  • sea salt, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400 ° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Gently brush the parchment with oil and reserved.
  • In a little pan over medium-high heat, integrate the millet with 3/4 cup water and a pinch of salt. Cover and give a boil. Simmer the millet till all water is soaked up and grains appear fluffy/lightly mushy, about 20-25 minutes. Reserve to cool.
  • Heat the avocado oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Include the broccoli and carrots to the pan. Utilizing package grater, grate the shallots and move them to the pan too. Season the veggies with salt and pepper, and stir. Prepare till carrots are soft and broccoli is intense green. Stir in the rosemary, turmeric, lemon enthusiasm, and cayenne pepper prior to removing the heat to cool somewhat.
  • Load a 1 cup measurement with the cooled millet. You may have a couple mouthfuls additional. Transfer the cup of millet to a food mill. Include the prepared veggie mix to the food mill too. Finally: include the hemp seeds, psyllium husk powder, dietary yeast, and rough mustard to the food mill. Season the mix with salt and pepper.
  • Run the food mill on high till the grains and veggies begin clumping together.
  • Type the millet nuggets: gently oil your hands and ration a little 2 tablespoons of the millet mix per nugget. Forming into little patties or freeform bites and set on the parchment lined baking sheet.
  • As soon as all the nuggets are formed, gently brush the tops with a bit more oil. Move the baking sheet into the oven and bake for 22 minutes, turning the nuggets midway. They must be gently browned and feel strong adequate to get.
  • To make the dipping sauce, in a little bowl, blend together the cashew butter, water, maple syrup, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. Include more water to thin if needed.
  • Serve vegetable, hemp & millet nuggets warm with the dipping sauce!


  • You might change the broccoli and carrots with any carefully grated veggie you enjoy.
  • If you wish to keep this dish oil-free, sauté the veggies in a bit of water and absolutely bake the nuggets on parchment (instead of on a naked flat pan).
  • I have not attempted these nuggets with quinoa or rice or any other grain, so experiment at your own danger.
  • Last thing: the psyllium husk is the glue here and yes, you require it. It can be discovered cheaply at bulk shops, organic food stores, online, and even at HomeSense/Home Product shops!

Program Conceal 43 remarks

  • Rosie

    I have actually never ever believed to grate brocoli!! What a terrific concept to prepare it rapidly and slip in those nutrients (in some cases the odor truly puts me off). I will absolutely be attempting these as I too have a soft spot for frozen vegan nuggets however am afraid of the component list. The good news is these appearance and sound much healthier yummo! Reply

  • Ruby

    I do not believe I have actually had nuggets of any kind because dormitory food in college! These all of a sudden have me yearning them once again- with your healthified delicious make-over, obviously. Likewise that dipping sauce seem like my kinda taste. Certainly wan na attempt these this summertime!:-RRB- xx Reply

  • Marta

    Laura, you are my cooking hero. I’ll never ever stop stating this. Reply

  • christine

    I might similarly see making these for my little nephew and for myself:-RRB- Looks so great! Reply

    • Nissrine

      Making them for me and my young child tomorrow Reply

  • Petra

    Dear Laura
    This is best timing as I am going short on lectins (yes, I’ll undertake with the Plant Paradox Approach) and was questioning how I can make millet hamburgers … Thank you a lot, they look extremely tasty! I will definitely make them quickly.
    Love from Switzerland,
    Petra Reply

  • Tuulia Talvio

    I like these!! After checking out the Plant Paradox I have actually been thinking of methods to utilize ore millet and this is precisely what I yearn for now. Thanks for the inspo! xx Reply

  • Shirleen

    These look truly great! I am kinda hooked on Gardein items and Lightlife pets, vegan junkfood at its finest, although I attempt to restrict processed fakey meaty foods. Where did you get the wire mesh racks visualized? They are really good looking. Thank you. Reply

  • Amanda Maguire

    I too went through a “convenience nugget” stage, and I still in some cases feel lured to get a box from the frozen aisle. Your homemade variation noises (and looks!) considerably much better though. I have not attempted preparing with psyllium husk yet, so maybe this will be an excellent dish for me to check the waters.

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